TV & Media
37 minutes ago

Wayzata entertainer's contest seeks aspiring sitcom writers

Veteran comedy writer from Wayzata sponsors contest to find undiscovered talent.
West Metro
40 minutes ago

West metro police blotter

CARVER MAY 15 Drugs: A juvenile was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and being in the park after hours in the…
West Metro
40 minutes ago

West metro news briefs: Eastern Carver County school board identifies site for elementary school

CARVER Preferred location picked for new school The Eastern Carver County school board has identified a property in the city of Carver, known as the…
West Metro
42 minutes ago

Richfield gives final approval to band shell at Veterans Park

The city says concerns over possible noise problems and damage to bird life have been addressed.
West Metro
42 minutes ago

Hopkins' Depot Coffee House offers talented teens a chance to shine

Run by teens for teens, the Depot Coffee House in Hopkins is a venue for music, poetry and more.
West Metro
2:43pm

Berry-picking time in Champlin: Bauer farm opens for 39th pluck-your-own season

Nancy and Bill Bauer opened their farm last week for another “pick-your-own” season, a summertime happening for nearly 40 years.
West Metro
11:16am

Plymouth doctor out for a run is hit by car and killed

Brian Lew, 57, was hit near Vicksburg Lane and 26th Avenue, about 1 1/2 miles from his home.
West Metro
10:58am

Minnetonka teen scores perfect 36 on ACT — and he's not in high school yet

“He borrowed some ACT books from the library and just kind of practiced for two weeks,” the boy’s father said.
South Metro
9:50am
As the Southwest light-rail line hangs in the balance, the opposition galvanizes.

Beyond cost cuts, Southwest light rail faces new barriers

State funding for the light-rail line linking downtown Minneapolis and the southwest suburbs is still unclear.
West Metro
7:54am

Metro Transit outlines big plans for Mpls. campus

Plan includes new police headquarters, $100 million bus garage
West Metro
June 29

Body of man found in Big Lake

A man’s body was found Monday morning in Big Lake, about 40 miles north of the Twin Cities, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.A…
West Metro
June 29

Gated communities haven't taken off in Minnesota

For those who value luxury and privacy — and can afford it — the communities are home, sweet home. But others say their exclusive nature doesn’t fit well with Minnesota’s culture.
West Metro
June 27

Around the metro: Minnesota Orchestra to headline music event in Plymouth

PLYMOUTHMinnesota Orchestra leads festival lineupPlymouth will host the Minnesota Orchestra on Wednesday, with the orchestra headlining the 43rd annual Music in Plymouth event.The event will…
West Metro
June 27
U.S. Bank Stadium

Wanted: Someone to oversee building of new Vikings stadium

There’s an opening on the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority for someone interested in overseeing construction of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The vacancy was created by the departure of gubernatorial appointee Duane Benson, who said he could no longer work with authority chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen.
West Metro
June 26

Bloomington organizes its trash collection despite debate

At a recent public hearing before the vote, some Bloomington residents wept as they begged the city to let them choose their own garbage hauler — a plea echoed in other cities.
Variety
June 26

Day trip: Shuffle off to Buffalo for a sale-browser's haven

Once a month, Buffalo's occasional-sale stores open their doors to show what they've accumulated in the meantime to tempt your wallet.
TV & Media
June 26

Man accused of stalking Current DJ Mary Lucia faces more charges

More charges were filed Thursday in Hennepin County District Court against the man accused of stalking popular Current radio DJ Mary Lucia. Patrick H. Kelly,…
Eat & Drink
June 26
At Toby Keith's "I Love This Bar And Grill," a packed crowd was in att...

Toby Keith's restaurant in St. Louis Park shuts down unexpectedly

About 80 people are out of work and a couple planning a wedding reception are out of luck with Wednesday's closing.
West Metro
June 26

Plan to relax apartment parking rules in Mpls. heads for final vote

Proposal aims to reduce housing costs in Mpls.
West Metro
June 25

Hennepin County public defender honored with national immigration award

Assistant public defender Kathleen Moccio said the trade is heartbreaking and rewarding.